WGI (Winter Guard International) is known as the "Sport of the Arts," and is a non-profit umbrella organization guiding the competitive development of the winter guard and indoor percussion activities. WGI offers a unique blend of artistry and athleticism and is considered the leader in the winter indoor performing arts community.
WGI is governed by a board of directors consisting of representatives from all geographic areas of the country and representatives from the top winter guards and indoor percussion ensembles in the world. The three day percussion championship event showcased over 180 percussion ensembles from 33 states and 5 countries. Now entering its 32nd year, the sport is still evolving and growing.